Kids, Kids these days, Life, Love, Musings, Romance

Crushes and Blushes

Pattu says, “Amma, Ammu has a crush on M.” Ammu blushes a deep red. Then I ask Pattu “Do you still crush on L?” Pattu blushes deep red. Ammu tells Pattu “M is just a friend. Not a crush!” Pattu persists until Ammu relents “His name starts with C” We all take turns guessing until […]

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Family, Life, Musings, Romance

The In-Between Kind Of Love

It exists, this love between us, in the seconds you pause before you reply to me. It tells me you give weight to my words, consider them as you answer. It exists, in the lift of your head, as you raise your eyes to meet mine, in the middle of chaos before the school bus […]

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Ego, Family, Feelings, Happiness, Help, Home, Inner Voice, Life, Love, Moods, Musings, Opinion, Personal, Ramblings, reflections, Relationships, Romance, Sadness, Words

Epiphany – A sudden manifestation of the essence or meaning of something.

This word has fascinated me many times. I heard it used by many people. I never quite got what it meant. Till yesterday. I had an epiphany. It feels good saying that. I have to go back a bit to explain what I feel. Over the years there have been many things I have craved, […]

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Feelings, Happiness, Life, Musings, Personal, Romance

A walk to remember

These days I work out of an office in Bangalore. I just love it. In some ways it feels like I have never been away. I love the chaos, the colors, the energy and of course the sound of Kannada, Tamil, Hindi and Telugu all around me. My first day at work here was more […]

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Personal, Romance

Little things that count.

It is a long walk to the restroom from my cube at work. As I was on my way I noticed my husband coming from the other end. I could feel my face break out into what was possibly the biggest grin it was capable of. It was a funny moment. I could feel it […]

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Anniversary, Personal, Romance

Six Years and counting…

This Sunday it will be six years. Six years of being a wife. Six years of moving to rustic countryside. Anniversaries of any kind make me nostalgic. I love reliving the experience.. every step of the way that brought me here. I look back fondly on the person I was. I longed to be the […]

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Personal, Romance

Best Valentine’s Day ever…

Not sure how many of you have had this secret longing to be surprised. I always have had. Being married to Saathi sort of drove home the point that there are a set of people who do not believe in silly things like surprises and celebrations. After years of secretly hoping my hints will work, […]

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